Haunted Places in Thousand Palms, California



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    La Quinta Resort and Club

    La Quinta, California

    10.2 miles from Thousand Palms, CA

    A shaded apparition and ghostly voices and noises have been reported in several of the bungalows at this 1920’s resort. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Joshua Tree Inn

    Joshua Tree, California

    22 miles from Thousand Palms, CA

    Some people believe that the ghost of Gram Parsons, father of country rock, inhabits room 8, which is where he died of a drug overdose in the early 70's. He will allegedly move or relocate small items such as earrings and will move the mirror that hangs on the ...


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    Payless ShoeSource

    Banning, California

    32.6 miles from Thousand Palms, CA

    Some say the ghost of a little boy appears in the Payless breakroom. So his story goes, he badly wanted a pair of shoes but his mother said no. Upset, he ran out of the store and was struck by a car and died.


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    Sunnyslope Cemetery

    Beaumont, California

    33.7 miles from Thousand Palms, CA

    At Sunnyslope Cemetery, witnesses have reported cold spots, strange noises, uneasy feelings, and touches from an unseen hand. Perhaps even more intriguing is a ghostly groundskeeper said to disappear into a shed.


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    The Oak Tree

    Yucaipa, California

    34.5 miles from Thousand Palms, CA

    This location has been a popular teen hangout spot for decades. Locals know it as "The Oak Tree." The tree covers some old stone ruins which are now heavily covered in graffiti and refuse. Mostly used for drinking and doing drugs, but several bodies have been discovered ...


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    Captain's Anchorage

    Big Bear Lake, California

    40.7 miles from Thousand Palms, CA

    The ghost of a man named George has been seen here; it is said he was an embezzler who either killed himself or was murdered. Other than George, three other ghosts are said to be here. The activity includes full-bodied apparitions, beer bottles being thrown, lights flickering, footsteps, and other ...


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    Yaqui Well

    Julian, California

    47 miles from Thousand Palms, CA

    Three men died in this area shortly after discovering gold. It is said that on some nights, the three are seen holding hands, circling the well in excitement. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    Prospect Park

    Redlands, California

    47.3 miles from Thousand Palms, CA

    Prospect Park is one of the oldest and largest parks in Redlands CA. The land was given to the city as an 80th birthday present. It was originally owned by 2 of Redlands co-founders in the 1800's. The park owes its name to a small hotel that was built on ...


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    Fieldmoore Estate

    Redlands, California

    47.7 miles from Thousand Palms, CA

    Built in 1906 in the middle of Mira Flores Park by builder Davis Donald for Mr. and Mrs. Kirke Field. Both had moved West due to suffering from 'Consumption' (Tuberculosis). They met at a sanitarium in Colorado and were friends of Doc Holiday. Mrs. Field died shortly after the mansion ...


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    Palomar Inn

    Temecula, California

    49.1 miles from Thousand Palms, CA

    Dating back to the 1920's, this historic inn formerly served as sleeping quarters for travellers between the major towns such as San Diego and Los Angeles. The hotel features a whole assortment of memorabilia, such as a phoenix totem hanging over the hotel entrance to bring good luck. Alas, this ...


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    Morey Mansion

    Redlands, California

    49.3 miles from Thousand Palms, CA

    The Morey Mansion was built in 1890 by David and Sarah Morey, and it is said that both of them remain in the house today. Reports say Sarah died a tragic death and her husband committed suicide shortly thereafter, in 1901. The house became a bed-and-breakfast in 1985. Ghost-hunting teams ...


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    452 AMDS Bldg 2300

    March Air Reserve Base, California

    49.8 miles from Thousand Palms, CA

    On several occasions I have personally experienced paranormal activity in our bldg. It used to be a tuberculosis ward for children. I am usually the last one to leave the bldg for the day and must ensure all the clinic doors are locked. One night I was locking up and ...


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    Barton Mansion

    Redlands, California

    50 miles from Thousand Palms, CA

    The Barton Mansion, built by Dr. Ben Barton in the 1860s, is a location made infamous in a video shot by a group of paranormal investigators in the early 2000s. The video depicted a demon or ghost emerging from a room in the then abandoned building. Whether or not the ...


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    Old Abandoned School House

    Murrieta, California

    51 miles from Thousand Palms, CA

    Creepy abandoned school house with lots of unusual activity after dark. (Submitted by Marsi)


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    KEA Grain Mill

    Murrieta, California

    51.1 miles from Thousand Palms, CA

    Legend has it that a teenage girl wearing a blue dress haunts the middle window at the top of the tower... A mysterious fire completely destroyed the inside and charred the outside of KEA milling..... (Submitted by Don S.)


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    Julian Gold Rush Hotel

    Ramona, California

    52.7 miles from Thousand Palms, CA

    The hotel was previously a restaurant in the 1880’s, until it was refurbished and commenced operations as a hotel in 1897. Evidently, its original owners are reluctant to leave, as Albert, with a pipe in his mouth, has been seen in mirrors. In the upstairs rooms, lace doilies and ...


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    Bracken Fern Manor

    Lake Arrowhead, California

    54 miles from Thousand Palms, CA

    Bugsy Siegel used to stay here back when the building was still relatively new. Along with him were many prostitutes, gamblers, and other people with crime connections. It's said that some of those people still remain and can be found upstairs or in the tunnel connecting it to the Tudor ...


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    Saddleback Inn

    Lake Arrowhead, California

    54.5 miles from Thousand Palms, CA

    An 8 year-old girl named Hanna died here and is said to be found in Room 33. She plays with electrical obejcts (lights, TV, etc.), flush toilets, and move objects around. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    1888 Bath House - Chime's Antiques

    Lake Elsinore, California

    54.9 miles from Thousand Palms, CA

    This circa 1888 former bath house now houses a quaint, old-fashioned antique's store which is rumoured to be haunted. Apparitions reported here include a drowning victim in the basement, a spirit who moves a set of china dolls and an entity that is believed to be a man who ...


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    California Theatre

    San Bernardino, California

    55.5 miles from Thousand Palms, CA

    None other than Will Rogers is believed to haunt California Theatre. Why? It's the venue where he made his last performance before he died in a plane crash. Those in the know say Rogers' ghost haunts a practice room that's always cold, and his apparition has been seen through its ...


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    Pinnacle Peak Steak House

    Colton, California

    56.1 miles from Thousand Palms, CA

    Just before the entrance of the women's restroom, on the wall is a hand print believed to be of a young girl who would eat there in the early 70"s until her death in 1974.. employees have cleaned,sanded the hand print... once gone it reappears as if by magic. (Submitted by ...


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    Live Oak Park

    Fallbrook, California

    56.5 miles from Thousand Palms, CA

    According to locals, there are some large boulders in Live Oak Park that Native Americans in used long ago to grind acorns to make bread. The indentations worn into the rocks by the process can still be seen. Reports say that the local police department has received dozens of calls ...


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    Olive Groves

    Lake Elsinore, California

    56.7 miles from Thousand Palms, CA

    These olive groves sit at the bottom of the Ortega mountains off of Grand Ave. There have been numerous sightings of a woman running away from someone or something and hiding behind olive trees. The place has been olive groves for many years but also a fire destroyed ...


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    Fallbrook Masonic Cemetery

    Fallbrook, California

    57.1 miles from Thousand Palms, CA

    Some witnesses have said that when they touched the trees in Fallbrook Masonic Cemetery, they felt a hot surge of energy.


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    Mission Inn

    Riverside, California

    57.5 miles from Thousand Palms, CA

    This hotel is awesome. If you are interested in amazing architecture, stairways that descend to nowhere, towers, flying buttresses, and just a constant feeling of "this place was designed by a madman" the Mission Inn is definitely a place that you must visit. Quite probably one of the most interesting ...


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    Lake Elsinore Country Club

    Lake Elsinore, California

    57.6 miles from Thousand Palms, CA

    This country club is believed to have brunt down, but was abandoned for several years prior to this. Locals who ventured inside reported seeing strange figures following them around and hearing voices that called out to them. (Submitted by Callum Swift)


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    Riverside City College

    Riverside, California

    57.8 miles from Thousand Palms, CA

    Doors opening and closing on their own. Ghost of a man in a suit roaming the Quad building. Doors slamming and mysterious voices heard in the Theater. Ghosts in the parking garage and the ghost of a woman in the lower parking lot near the Automotive Building. Multiple Class ...


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    Mount Rubidoux

    Riverside, California

    57.8 miles from Thousand Palms, CA

    Along this area, human-like shadows can be seen roaming the hills. (Submitted by Chris)


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    Agua Mansa Pioneer Cemetery

    Colton, California

    57.9 miles from Thousand Palms, CA

    As locals it, many years ago a beautiful lady drowned her six children, and she now haunts the who stretch of the road around Agua Mansa Pioneer Cemetery. She is known in Hispanic legend as La Llorona, or the Weeping Woman, doomed to roam in search of the children she ...


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    Santa Margarita River Bridge

    Fallbrook, California

    58.1 miles from Thousand Palms, CA

    Local legend tells of many strange things that have happened nearby, perhaps the first being a small wagon train that was demolished during the California Gold Rush. Then in the 1900s when the Fallbrook Union High School was built nearby, three pairs of teens disappeared from their prom only to ...


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    Evergreen Cemetery

    Riverside, California

    58.2 miles from Thousand Palms, CA

    A green, glowing mist is sometimes seen. Ghosts of those who died during the influenza epidemic of the early 20th century will manifest on camera or through EVP. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Vallecito Stage Station County Park

    Julian, California

    58.4 miles from Thousand Palms, CA

    A weakly woman on her way to Sacramento died here mid-trip. A woman is seen in a white dress and it is believed to be this woman. Many other ghosts are said to be on this trail ranging from a phantom stagecoach, the ghost of a horse, and mysterious lights. Submitted ...


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    Green Acres Cemetery

    Bloomington, California

    59.3 miles from Thousand Palms, CA

    Legend has it that on Halloween every year, blood appears on the table between the three marble chairs in the graveyard's southeast part.


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    Rialto Historical Society

    Rialto, California

    59.4 miles from Thousand Palms, CA

    Back when the building served as a schoolhouse, the ashes of a little girl was buried there. She has been seen on several occasions on the second floor of the building, looking out of the windows into the street. The ghost a woman in a white dress frequents the stairway, ...


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    Horse Thief Canyon

    Corona, California

    60.3 miles from Thousand Palms, CA

    Behind the neighborhood is a wooded area with a trail hidden somewhere among it. The trail supposedly leads to a water tower where shadows run around and ghostly footsteps can be heard. Another figure is known as the blonde lady who will pass by in the distance or follow you ...


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    Castle Park

    Riverside, California

    62 miles from Thousand Palms, CA

    A ghostly lady in a white dress and another apparition on a balcony above the Plaza Café have been reported. Also, Native American apparitions have been seen near the railroad tracks and doors have been known to close by themselves. The apparition of a fire burning in one corner has ...


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    North County Times

    Escondido, California

    62.4 miles from Thousand Palms, CA

    A little girl and glowing lights have been seen in this building. Submitted by Chris Berglund


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    J.J. Live Oak Steakhouse - Rockefellas Bar

    Corona, California

    64 miles from Thousand Palms, CA

    Once J.J. Live Oak Steakhouse and El Cerrito Inn and now Rockefellas Bar, the place is said to be haunted. Local legend tells of a 1988 waitress who was strangled and left in the trunk of a car behind the inn. Her ghost is said to flush toilets near closing ...


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    Rancho Guajome Adobe

    Vista, California

    64.2 miles from Thousand Palms, CA

    One of the former owners, Ysidora, is said to be here and could possibly be the reason people hear crying the chapel. A male figure has also been seen on the grounds and might possibly have been the skeleton discovered hidden within these walls during a renovation in the 1970's. Submitted ...


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    Devore Gravity Hill

    San Bernardino, California

    64.2 miles from Thousand Palms, CA

    To get to this gravity hill, follow Glen Helen Road until you pass two consecutive railroad tracks. When you pass a third set, go past the stop sign that's about 100 hundred feet ahead and stop on the line. If you put the car in neutral, it should roll uphill, ...


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    Mt. Woodson Castle

    Ramona, California

    64.5 miles from Thousand Palms, CA

    A woman named Amy Strong finished this building in 1921. Since her death (in 1950), she is thought to still be here, as is a builder who is heard scratching on rocks outside. (Submitted by Chris Berglund)


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    Foothill Boulevard

    Fontana, California

    65.1 miles from Thousand Palms, CA

    Once a part of Route 66, the boulevard is haunted by the ghost of a young man in a striped shirt carrying a long stick, thought by some to be a buggy whip. The ghost crosses the street as cars approach, and then disappears. He is sometimes accompanied by a ...


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    Jicarilla Road

    Apple Valley, California

    66.4 miles from Thousand Palms, CA

    Some say the shape of a man can be running across Jicarilla Road very quickly. It may start chasing witnesses, and then suddenly vanish.


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    Elfin Forest Recreational Reserve

    Escondido, California

    66.6 miles from Thousand Palms, CA

    A woman in white is most commonly seen floating along the trails. Native Americans that once inhabited this area are also said to roam these grounds, sometimes seen hanging in the trees. Mysterious voices heard in this area are also attributed to an asylum that is said to have burned ...


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    Marie Callender's

    Corona, California

    67.5 miles from Thousand Palms, CA

    Marie Callender's restaurant is believed to be haunted. Witnesses have described objects such as a metal pie cutter flying off a shelf and salt and pepper shakers that filled themselves. Strange sounds, floating orbs and electrical appliances turning on and off also have been reported. A worker shampooing the carpet ...


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    Trabuco Creek Road

    Corona, California

    67.5 miles from Thousand Palms, CA

    An Acjachemen tribe still remains at this location watching over their territory, often trying to protect it from evil. They appear as shadows or figures in peripheral vision. While the orbs that appear in photographs could very well be dust, some contain unusual faces upon closer inspection. It is also ...


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    Hells Gate

    Corona, California

    68.3 miles from Thousand Palms, CA

    Up in the hills of corona on a dead end street there is an old signal tower. Past that, a small trail leads you to a walkway and a burn site. The story is... there was a house that stood there in the 80’s. Two parents lived there along ...


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    Plaza Cinema 4 - Moviemax

    Carlsbad, California

    69.9 miles from Thousand Palms, CA

    Formerly Plaza Cinema 4 and now Moviemax, theater 3 is said to be haunted. A trashcan once rolled up the aisle for no apparent reason, and employees' names have been whispered by something unseen.


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    Camp Pendleton - Area 41

    Oceanside, California

    70.6 miles from Thousand Palms, CA

    Area 41, they say, is haunted by a Marine who shot himself in distress when his fiancee left him. You may see him move objects around, or hear him hum the thinking tune from the TV show "Jeopardy."


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    Hunter Steakhouse

    Oceanside, California

    71.1 miles from Thousand Palms, CA

    Hunter Steakhouse was built on the site of the Buena Vista Cemetery, and rumor has it some spirits remained when their graves were moved. A female spirit is said to haunt the stairs to the bar area, and several others like the storage room above the lower dining area/entrance. On ...


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